CVE Database

CVE-2007-3820

Impact: Low
Public: 2007-07-14
Bugzilla: 248537: CVE-2007-3820 Spoofing of URI possible in Konqueror's address bar

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

konqueror/konq_combo.cc in Konqueror 3.5.7 allows remote attackers to spoof the data: URI scheme in the address bar via a long URI with trailing whitespace, which prevents the beginning of the URI from being displayed.

Find out more about CVE-2007-3820 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue did not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3. For Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5, Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=248537
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (kdebase) RHSA-2007:0905 October 08, 2007
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (kdelibs) RHSA-2007:0909 October 08, 2007
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kdebase) RHSA-2007:0905 October 08, 2007
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kdelibs) RHSA-2007:0909 October 08, 2007

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